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MEC Grant Announces Appointment of New Western Cape Head of Education

29 September 2009

I am pleased to announce that the Cabinet of the Western Cape has endorsed the recommendation by the Provincial Selection Panel concerning the appointment of a new Head of Education (HOD) - the most senior official in the Western Cape Education... Read More

More Vehicle Impound Facilities Urgently Needed as Safely Home Campaign Begins

26 September 2009

The Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle has today announced plans to increase the number of pound facilities in the province. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to Attend Technology Educators Conference

24 September 2009

On Monday, MEC for Education Donald Grant will be attending the Conference for Technology Educators and will be speaking on the importance of technology in our schools in enhancing quality teaching and learning. Venue: Herschel Girls Preparatory, 14... Read More

MEC Max Asks Motorists to Obey Road Rules Following Horrific N1 Crash

24 September 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, made an urgent appeal to all road users to conscientiously adhere to the road rules, following the horrific head-on collision on the N1 outside Beaufort West in the early hours of this morning. Read More

MEC Max Steps Up Traffic Law Enforcement for September Holidays

22 September 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has stepped up traffic law enforcement in anticipation of higher traffic volumes on the provincial roads for the September school holidays starting Thursday, 24 September. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Parliament Programme: 22 - 23 September 2009

21 September 2009

Western Cape Provincial Parliament: Programme 22-23 September 2009 Read More

Construction of Mitchells Plain Hospital to Start in January 2010

21 September 2009

At a press conference at Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital today, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, announced that this Western Cape Provincial Government has taken a decision to expedite the construction of Mitchell's Plain District... Read More

Mandela Park Vandals Must Feel the Full Force of the Law

20 September 2009

It was distressing to learn over the weekend of the petrol-bombing and vandalism of 49 out of 53 newly built houses in Mandela Park, Khayelitsha. One of the houses was burnt down. The total damage done to the houses is estimated at 1 million rand. Read More

Announcing a New Hospital for the People of the Cape Flats

20 September 2009

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, is hosting a press conference to make an announcement on a new hospital for the people of the Cape Flats. Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2009 Time: 10:00 Read More

MEC Grant to Attend Provincial Awards Dinner and Ceremony of the National Teaching Awards

17 September 2009

43 teachers have been nominated for this year's provincial teacher of the year. Tomorrow evening, the winners of eight categories will be announced. Provincial winners will be eligible for the National Teaching Awards. Read More

Public Schedule for Mec Max: 18 - 21 September 2009

17 September 2009

*excellent article and photo opportunities 1. Friday, 18 September 2009 Read More

MEC Grant to Attend the Launch of the Kellogg's Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge

17 September 2009

The fourth annual Kellogg's Health of the Nation 50-hour sports challenge kicks off in Cape Town tomorrow. The MEC, national sports stars and celebrities will be on hand to encourage South African children to participate in sports and promote... Read More

MEC Grant to Attend Launch of Caring Schools Network in the Western Cape

16 September 2009

MEC Grant will be the keynote speaker at the launch of Caring Schools Network in the Western Cape. Where: Cape Diamond Hotel (Corner of Longmarket and Parliament Street) When: Thursday, 17 September 2009 Time: 17h30 - 19h00 Read More

N1 Laingsburg Accident Update

16 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) reported earlier today about an accident on the N1 between Laingsburg and Beaufort West in which five people were reportedly killed. Read More

N1 Laingsburg Accident

16 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and Rescue received a call at 07:39 this morning about a serious traffic accident on the N1, twenty kilometers from Laingsburg in the direction of Beaufort West. Read More

Gangsterism has No Place in Our Schools

15 September 2009

Residents of Bonteheuwel have to claim back this school," said MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant on Wednesday. Grant was commenting on the stabbing of two learners and the subsequent intrusion of gang members onto the school grounds... Read More

Grand Opening of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital's Operating Theatre Complex

14 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health and the Children's Hospital Trust of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital will host the opening of the completed Operating Theatre Complex. Read More

Mec Grant Condemns Yet Another School Stabbing

14 September 2009

Minister for Education in the Western Cape, Donald Grant, has condemned the stabbing of two learners at Arcadia Secondary in Bonteheuwel on Tuesday. Read More

Youth in Housing Launch in Knysna

13 September 2009

Today we are sending a strong signal to the people of this province that young people are the leaders of tomorrow. We must nurture them and invest in them. Read More

Launch of Safety Plans in 24 Priority Areas in the Western Cape

13 September 2009

The Department of Community Safety have pleasure in announcing that Safety Plans for the Western Cape will be launched tomorrow (Tuesday, 15 September 2009). Plans will be disclosed of various multi disciplinary safety structures that will be... Read More

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